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[texts]Earth and space science for today - Robbins, Jack
Includes indexes
Keywords: Earth sciences; Space sciences
Downloads: 31
[texts]United States space science program; report to COSPAR - National Research Council (U.S.). Space Science Board
"Submitted by Space Science Board."
Keywords: bub_upload; Space sciences; Astronautics
Downloads: 8
[texts]Photographic survey of the LDEF mission - O'Neal, Robert L
Shipping list no.: 97-0082-P
Keywords: LDEF (Artificial satellite); Space sciences
Downloads: 266
[texts]U.S.-Japanese cooperation in human spaceflight : hearing before the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, October 19, 1995 - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science

Keywords: Manned space flight -- International cooperation; Space sciences -- International cooperation; Space sciences -- Government policy United States; Space sciences -- Government policy Japan
Downloads: 204
[texts]Peacetime uses of outer space - Ramo, Simon
http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/uf.jsp?st=UF020633624&ix=pm&I=0&V=D&pm=1
Keywords: Space sciences; Astronautics and civilization; Outer space--Exploration
Downloads: 179
[texts]Tomatosphere (French) (Volume 10387) - Canada. Agriculture et agroalimentaire Canada
Publication (Canada. Agriculture et agroalimentaire Canada)
Keywords: Tomates; Science spatiales; Agriculture; Tomatoes; Space sciences; Agriculture
Downloads: 90
[texts]Tomatosphere (English) (Volume 10387) - Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Publication (Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Keywords: Tomatoes; Space sciences; Agriculture; Tomates; Sciences spatiales; Agriculture
Downloads: 98
[movies]Space In The 70s: The Knowledge Bank - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
"This film shows how the tools of research in near-earth space have progressed since Benjamin Franklin's time to the sounding rockets and unmanned earth-orbiting satellites of today. This film pictures the type of data that was being collected by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from its space excursions and its solar, astronomical, and geophysical observatories. Also, it includes animated sequences...
Keywords: Space; Skylab; Satellites; Magnetosphere; astronautics; physics; Space sciences
Downloads: 571
[texts]ERIC ED238674: Exploring the Universe: An Introductory Bibliography in Astronomy. - ERIC
Arranged in five sections, this annotated bibliography cites over 40 introductory level resources on astronomy published between 1972 and 1981. A note on the availability of these resources precedes sections covering general introductory books, magazines featuring non-technical articles, general books for readers with slight background, recommended books on special topics, and books for observing projects...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Astronomy; Resource Materials; Space Sciences
Downloads: 2
[texts]Making American space policy (1) The establishment of NASA - Schoettle, Enid C. B
Bibliography: 9 leaves at end
Keywords: U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Space sciences
Downloads: 580
[texts]ERIC ED384517: The Exploration of Mars. Educational Brief: Planetary Science, Grades 8-12. - ERIC
This booklet gives a history of human observations of Mars, including observations made from U.S. unmanned spacecraft. Also included is a discussion, "Encountering a New World: How to Explore a Planet," which contains classroom discussion questions and four classroom activities. The classroom activities include: (1) How to explore a planet; (2) Geography and mission planning; (3) Magnetic Material in the soil; and (4) a close look at Valles Marineris which includes a map of the Valles Marineris ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Science Activities; Science Education; Secondary Education; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED258832: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 (with Supplementary Data through 1983). Unmanned Space Activities. Part 3. Prepared at the Request of Hon. John C. Danforth, Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session. - ERIC
This report, the third and final part of a three-part study of Soviet space programs, provides a comprehensive survey of the Soviet space science programs and the Soviet military space programs, including its long history of anti-satellite activity. Chapter 1 is an overview of the unmanned space programs (1957-83). Chapter 2 reports on significant activities in Soviet unmanned flight programs (1981-83), including space science activities, space applications, and military missions...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Communications; Satellites (Aerospace); Science History; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED315324: Our Planets at a Glance. Information Summaries. - ERIC
People have gazed up at the cosmos for thousands of years and wondered about the wanderers of the heavens: the planets. The past 20 years have been the golden age of planetary exploration because of many expeditions, most notably the Voyager and other unmanned space craft. This document is a summary of the information known about the planets of the solar system as they are now known. There is discussion on "Interplanetary Spacecraft" and "Comparing the Planets." A chart of 15 unmanned spacecraft...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Physical Sciences; Science Education; Scientific and Technical Information; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 6
[texts]Enrichissement du vocabulaire pétrolier [et nucléaire, et du vocabulaire des techniques spatiales] - France. Ministère du développement industriel et scientifique
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Keywords: Nuclear engineering -- Dictionaries French; Petroleum engineering -- Dictionaries French; Space sciences -- Dictionaries French
Downloads: 228
[texts]Fiscal year 1997 NASA authorization : hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, April 17, 1996 - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Space sciences -- United States
Downloads: 593
[texts]Research and technology : annual report of the Goddard Space Flight Center (Volume 1989) - Goddard Space Flight Center
Description based on: Fiscal year 1985
Keywords: Goddard Space Flight Center; Astronautics in cosmic physics; Astronautics; Technology; Astronautics in earth sciences; Space sciences
Downloads: 2,018
[texts]ERIC ED342671: Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). LC Science Tracer Bullet. - ERIC
This guide lists information sources dealing with unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Not meant to be a comprehensive bibliography, this compilation is designed--as the name of the series implies--to put the reader "on target." Included are: (1) subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which publications on this subject can be located in most card, book, and online catalogs; (2) books; (3) encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and directories; (4) bibliographies; (5) conference ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Books; Conference Proceedings; Periodicals; Publications; Reference Materials; Resource Materials; Space Sciences
Downloads: 17
[texts]ERIC ED260910: Lifestyles of the Stars. - ERIC
Some general information on stars is provided in this National Aeronautics and Space Administration pamphlet. Topic areas briefly discussed are: (1) the birth of a star; (2) main sequence stars; (3) red giants; (4) white dwarfs; (5) neutron stars; (6) supernovae; (7) pulsars; and (8) black holes. (JN)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Earth Science; Science Education; Secondary Education; Secondary School Science; Space Sciences
Downloads: 4
[texts]Research and technology : annual report of the Goddard Space Flight Center (Volume 1995) - Goddard Space Flight Center
Description based on: Fiscal year 1985
Keywords: Goddard Space Flight Center; Astronautics in cosmic physics; Astronautics; Technology; Astronautics in earth sciences; Space sciences
Downloads: 1,541
[texts]ERIC ED293713: Astronomical Resources. The Solar System: An Introductory Bibliography. - ERIC
This reference surveys resources of astronomical information including books and articles about the solar system, Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors. Also included is a list of seven available slide sets about the solar system. (CW)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Earth Science; Physical Sciences; Physics; Science Education; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED265054: U.S.-Soviet Cooperation in Space. A Technical Memorandum. - ERIC
This report consists of an executive summary and five chapters. Chapter 1, an introduction, discusses the potential advantages and disadvantages of cooperation in space. Chapter 2 outlines the history of United States-Soviet cooperation in space, and the policy debates which have taken place in the U.S. since the beginning of the space age. It focuses on lateral intergovernmental U.S.-Soviet space cooperation, as a background to analyzing policy issues facing Congress today and the kinds of ques...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cooperative Programs; Foreign Policy; International Cooperation; National Security; Policy; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED374016: Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collides with Jupiter. Background Material for Science Teachers. - ERIC
In July of 1994, fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy collided with Jupiter. This document has been provided to better inform students of the work that will be done by scientists and others involved in the study of this event. This document offers some background material on Jupiter, comets, what has and possibly will happen, and how scientists propose to take advantage of the impact events. The following sections are included: (1) What is A Comet?; (2) The Motion of Comets; (3) The Fragmentation o...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Elementary Secondary Education; Science Education; Space Sciences; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 11
[texts]ERIC ED345949: Our Solar System at a Glance. Information Summaries. - ERIC
The United States has explored the solar system with automated spacecraft and human-crewed expeditions that have produced a quantum leap in our knowledge and understanding of the solar system. Through the electronic sight and other "senses" of our automated spacecraft, color and complexion have been given to worlds that for centuries appeared to eyes on Earth as fuzzy disks or indistinct points of light and dozens of previously unknown objects have been discovered...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Instructional Materials; Satellites (Aerospace); Scientific and Technical Information; Solar System; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 9
[texts]Visualization techniques in space and atmospheric sciences - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: Space sciences -- United States Computer simulation; Visualization; Atmospheric physics -- Research United States Computer simulation
Downloads: 3,517
[texts]ERIC ED257663: The Comet Halley Handbook: An Observer's Guide. Second Edition. - ERIC
This handbook contains information on: (1) the orbit of comet Halley; (2) the expected physical behavior of comet Halley in 1985-1986, considering brightness estimates, coma diameters, and tail lengths; (3) observing conditions for comet Halley in 1985-1986; and (4) observing conditions for the dust tail of comet Halley in 1985-1986. Additional information in appendices includes: historical, physical, and orbital data; ephemeris data (with perturbations) at 5-day intervals from July 24, 1982 to ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Observation; Physical Sciences; Resource Materials; Science Education; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED312147: Renewing Solar Science. The Solar Maximum Repair Mission. - ERIC
This publication describes the Solar Maximum Repair Mission for restoring the operational capability of the solar observatory in space by using the Space Shuttle. Major sections include: (1) "The Solar Maximum Mission" (describing the duties of the mission); (2) "Studying Solar Flares" (summarizing the major scientific accomplishments of the mission including the flare puzzle, flare signatures, flare maps, the subtle sun, solar maximum year, Sun-Earth links, the sun as a star, and flares and fus...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Solar Energy; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED312148: The Tracking & Data Relay Satellite System. The New Space Network. - ERIC
This publication describes the giant-capacity space communications installation called the "Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System" (TDRSS). Chapters include: (1) "A New Communications Bridge to Orbit" (illustrating what it is and how it looks); (2) "TDRSS Goes to Work" (describing how it functions); (3) "The Ground Segment" (discussing the system's link with Earth); (4) "Why TDRSS is Needed" (its history and rationale); and (5) "The Space Network Today and Tomorrow." The technical information...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Communications Satellites; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Telecommunications
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED310937: On the Wings of a Dream: The Space Shuttle. - ERIC
This booklet describes the development, training, and flight of the space shuttle. Topics are: (1) "National Aeronautics and Space Administration"; (2) "The Space Transportation System"; (3) "The 'Enterprise'"; (4) "The Shuttle Orbiter"; (5) "Solid Rocket Boosters"; (6) "The External Tank"; (7) "Astronaut Training"; (8) "Getting to Space"; (8) "Orbiting in the World of Weightlessness"; (10) "Eating in Space"; (11) "Your Bathroom in Space"; (12) "Sleeping in Space"; (13) "Dressing for Space"; (14...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Personnel; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED310934: The Upper Atmosphere; Threshold of Space. - ERIC
This booklet contains illustrations of the upper atmosphere, describes some recent discoveries, and suggests future research questions. It contains many color photographs. Sections include: (1) "Where Does Space Begin?"; (2) "Importance of the Upper Atmosphere" (including neutral atmosphere, ionized regions, and balloon and investigations); (3) "Airglow"; (4) "Aurora"; (5) "Recent Discoveries" (those made by manned and unmanned spacecraft); (6) "Future Research" (describing spacelab missions, te...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Scientific Personnel; Scientific Research; Scientists; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED314241: How We Get Pictures from Space. NASA Facts (Revised Edition). - ERIC
This booklet discusses image processing from spacecraft in deep space. The camera system on board the spacecraft, the Deep Space Network (DSN), and the image processing system are described. A table listing photographs taken by unmanned spacecraft from 1959-1977 is provided. (YP)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communications Satellites; Photographic Equipment; Photography; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Facilities; Science History; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Telecommunications
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED257672: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 (With Supplementary Data through 1983). Manned Space Programs and Space Life Sciences. Part 2. Prepared at the Request of Hon. Bob Packwood, Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session. - ERIC
This report, the second of a three-part study of Soviet space programs, examines their manned space programs and reviews their quest for a permanently manned presence in space. Also included is information concerning the physiological and psychological findings related to the extended duration of Soviet manned flights and an executive summary. Chapter 1 is an overview of the manned programs of both the Soviet Union and the United States (1957-83)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Biological Sciences; Gravity (Physics); Satellites (Aerospace); Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Training
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED252380: Living and Working in Space: A History of Skylab. - ERIC
The history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Skylab program is provided in this three-part book. Part I (chapters 1 to 5) traces the origins of the Skylab concept from its emergence in the period 1962-65 through its evolution into final form in 1969. Part II (chapters 6 to 13) focuses on the period from 1969-73, considering the development of the spacecraft modules, the experiments they carried, and the preparations to launch and operate them...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Education; Federal Programs; Program Development; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Education; Science Experiments; Science History; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED265053: International Cooperation and Competition in Civilian Space Activities. - ERIC
This report assesses the state of international competition in civilian space activities, explores United States civilian objectives in space, and suggests alternative options for enhancing the overall U.S. position in space technologies. It also investigated past, present, and projected international cooperative arrangements for space activities and examines their relationship to competition in space...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communications Satellites; Competition; Federal Legislation; Foreign Policy; International Cooperation; Policy; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Technology; Transportation
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED310939: Space Station Freedom. A Foothold on the Future. - ERIC
This booklet describes the planning of the space station program. Sections included are: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "A New Era Begins" (discussing scientific experiments on the space station); (3) "Living in Space"; (4) "Dreams Fulfilled" (summarizing the history of the space station development, including the skylab and shuttle); (5) "Building a Way Station to Worlds Beyond" (illustrating an approach to building the space station); (6) "Orbital Mechanics" (discussing the maneuverability of the spa...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Engineering Technology; Planning; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED314240: The Death of a Star: Supernova 1987a. NASA Educational Briefs for the Upper Elementary-Level Classroom. - ERIC
This material discusses supernova, the violent death of a massive star, at a level appropriate for upper elementary students. Background information on Supernova 1987a is presented. Observation techniques using visible light, ultraviolet waves, radio waves, neutrinos, X-rays, and gamma-rays are described. A vocabulary list, 11 questions, and 6 activities are provided for classroom use. Lists 11 references...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Elementary School Science; Intermediate Grades; Science Activities; Science Materials; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Spectroscopy
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED296898: Reflectance Spectroscopy in Planetary Science. Review and Strategy for the Future. Report of a Workshop (Yountville, California, April 9-11, 1988). - ERIC
Reflectance Spectroscopy is one of several remote sensing techniques used to study the surfaces and atmospheres of solar system objects. It provides first-order information on the presence and amounts of certain ions, molecules, and minerals on a surface or in an atmosphere. This report is a consolidation of written material generated at a 3-day workshop designed to assess current capabilities, facilities, and personnel, as well as focuses and future directions and needs in the field...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; College Science; Earth Science; Higher Education; Physical Sciences; Science Education; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED312131: Voyage to Jupiter. - ERIC
This publication illustrates the features of Jupiter and its family of satellites pictured by the Pioneer and the Voyager missions. Chapters included are: (1) "The Jovian System" (describing the history of astronomy); (2) "Pioneers to Jupiter" (outlining the Pioneer Mission); (3) "The Voyager Mission"; (4) "Science and Scientsts" (listing 11 science investigations and the scientists in the Voyager Mission); (5) "The Voyage to Jupiter--Getting There" (describing the launch and encounter phase); (...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Astronomy; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Scientists; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 13
[texts]Discovery, for children in grades K-3 - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Education Division

Keywords: Aeronautics -- Study and teaching United States Juvenile literature; Space sciences -- Study and teaching United States Juvenile literature
Downloads: 982
[texts]ERIC ED312125: Solar Physics in the Space Age. - ERIC
This amply illustrated booklet provides a physical description of the sun as well as present and future tasks for solar physics study. The first chapter, an introduction, describes the history of solar study, solar study in space, and the relevance of solar study. The second chapter describes the five heliographic domains including the interior, surface atmosphere, inner corona, outer corona and solar wind, and the sun-earth interface...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; Astronomy; Physics; Satellites (Aerospace); Science History; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Solar Energy; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED354150: Astronomy for Schools. Selected Teaching Aids. - ERIC
The teaching materials listed in this annotated bibliography emphasize an observational and "hands-on" approach to awakening students' interest in their universe. The sources, which are for teachers and students, can be used to create courses, units, or concepts to stimulate learning. Individual and class projects range from instructive visual activities to the construction of telescopes. Selections about the history and mythology of astronomy are included...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Astronomy; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Science Activities; Science Education; Science History; Science Projects; Space Sciences
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED184898: Space Telescope. - ERIC
This pamphlet describes the Space Telescope, an unmanned multi-purpose telescope observatory planned for launch into orbit by the Space Shuttle in the 1980s. The unique capabilities of this telescope are detailed, the major elements of the telescope are described, and its proposed mission operations are outlined. (CS)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Pamphlets; Science Education; Scientific Enterprise; Space Sciences; Technological Advancement
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED244816: The First 25 Years in Space. A Symposium. - ERIC
These proceedings, based on a symposium which examined the motivations, implications, accomplishments, and social impacts of the first 25 years in space, are presented in four sections. Section 1 includes an introduction by John Logsdon, a paper titled "Motivations for the Space Program: Past and Future" by Harvey Brooks, and comments by Bernard Schriever (considering military involvement in space after World War II) and Amitai Etzioni...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Economics; Futures (of Society); Science History; Scientific Research; Social Influences; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Technological Advancement; Technology
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED361190: Space Science Projects. LC Science Tracer Bullet. - ERIC
This document presents sources to assist elementary and secondary school students and teachers in planning, preparing, and executing projects in the space sciences. Bibliographies for the following sections are included: (1) Basic Texts, (2) Specialized Texts, (3) Classroom Experiments and Activities, (4) Background Readings, (5) Related Titles, (6) Handbooks and Encyclopedias, (7) Bibliographies, (8) Book/Film Reviews and "Best Book" Sources, (9) Abstracting and Indexing Services, (10) Represen...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Elementary School Science; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Science Education; Science Projects; Secondary School Science; Space Sciences
Downloads: 11
[texts]ERIC ED310938: Space Pioneers and Where They Are Now. - ERIC
This booklet describes the Pioneer Program and its role in exploring the solar system. Sections include: (1) "Pioneers in Space to Understand Our Earth" (describing the background of the program); (2) "First Pioneers"; (3) "The Interplanetary Pioneers"; (4) "Planetary Pioneers"; (5) "Outer Solar System Pioneers"; (6) "The Pioneers Now and In the Future"; (7) "The Pioneer Spacecraft" (listing the launch date, mission, and status of 13 Pioneers); and (8) "Pioneer Firsts" (describing the first disc...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Astronomy; Satellites (Aerospace); Science History; Science Materials; Science Programs; Scientific Research; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 3
[movies]Within This Decade: America In Space - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
"This film traces the principal accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in aeronautics and space research from 1959 until the eve of the first lunar landing in 1969. Emphasis is placed on the progressive experience gained on each manned Apollo mission."National Archives Identifier:     649378
Keywords: Project Apollo (U.S.); Space flight to the moon; Space sciences; Outer space -- Exploration -- United States; NASA
Downloads: 524
[texts]ERIC ED312124: Limitless Horizons: Careers in Aerospace. - ERIC
This is a manual for acquainting students with pertinent information relating to career choices in aerospace science, engineering, and technology. The first chapter presents information about the aerospace industry by describing disciplines typical of this industry. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) classification system provides an overview of these disciplines. The second chapter describes the work typically performed by aerospace scientists, engineers and technicians...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Education; Aerospace Technology; Career Education; Career Guidance; Science Careers; Science Consultants; Science Materials; Science Teachers; Scientific Personnel; Secondary Education; Secondary School Science; Space Sciences
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED310944: Spinoff 1985. - ERIC
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) seeks to promote broader and accelerated use of their bank of technical knowledge. This publication is intended to heighten public awareness of the technology available for use and its potential for economic and social benefit to the United States. Section 1 outlines NASA's mainline programs including space operations, aviation technology, space probing, and commerical use of space...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aviation Technology; Industrialization; Science and Society; Science Programs; Scientific and Technical Information; Scientific Research; Space Sciences; Technological Advancement; Technology Transfer
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED310942: Beyond Earth's Boundaries: Human Exploration of the Solar System in the 21st Century. 1988 Annual Report to the Administrator. - ERIC
In June 1987, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator established the Office of Exploration in response to a national need for a long-term goal to energize the civilian space program and stimulate the development of new technology. This document describes work accomplished in developing the knowledge base that will permit informed recommendations and decisions. Major sections included are: (1) "Pathways to Human Exploration" (describing three strategies in the spac...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; International Cooperation; Lunar Research; Navigation; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Programs; Scientific Research; Solar System; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED297953: Nuclear Power in Space. - ERIC
Research has shown that nuclear radioisotope power generators can supply compact, reliable, and efficient sources of energy for a broad range of space missions. These missions range from televising views of planetary surfaces to communicating scientific data to Earth. This publication presents many applications of the advancing technology and commemorates three important milestones in space technology research: (1) the emplacement of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package on the Moon in No...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aerospace Technology; College Science; Higher Education; Nuclear Energy; Nuclear Technology; Radioisotopes; Safety; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Education; Space Exploration; Space Sciences; Technological Advancement; Technology Transfer
[texts]ERIC ED291553: Living in Space. Book 1. Levels A, B, C for Grades 1, 2, 3. Operation Liftoff: Elementary School Space Program. A Resource Guide with Activities for Elementary School Teachers. - ERIC
This guide contains teacher background information and activities for students that relate to space travel and is designed to encourage elementary school students to take a greater interest in mathematics and science. The activities in this guide are to be used with grades 1 to 3 and cover the topics of food, clothing, health, housing, communication, and working in space. Each section includes background information; a teacher printout listing objectives, vocabulary, motivation, and activity des...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Clothing; Communications; Elementary Education; Elementary School Science; Food; Health; Primary Education; Science Activities; Science and Society; Science Education; Science Instruction; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
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